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    deep joy now they want to rename the pubs!

    Anti-racism campaigners call for 'The 'Black Boy' pubs across Britain to be renamed | Daily Mail Online

    Anti-racism campaigners call for 'The 'Black Boy' pubs across Britain to be renamed

    • There are at least 25 pubs called 'The Black Boy' or similar in England and Wales
    • A Twitter row has erupted over one pub named The Black Boy in Manchester
    • Other Twitter users have pointed out other examples of similarly named pubs
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    The way things go now those pubs will probably never open anyway

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    Rename it after a campaigner, call it "The Triggered Chunt". Job done, next please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vetran View Post
    But obviously you support their freedom of expression to want things.

    There are much more pressing reasons not to go down the Black Boy in South Tottenham (amusingly at the end of Wightman Road).
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    I think it's sexist too.

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    There's a place near my sister call Blackboys. Has nothing to with black people but the black soot generated due to charcoal of burning centuries ago. Not certain but many other pubs, apart from those ones with the black boy signs, may be so named for other reasons not associated with race.

    Why is Black Boy a historical pub name?
    The Black Boy is a common name for pubs and inns in the UK. It's claimed this name refers to child chimneysweeps and coal miners, or refers to a genuine description of King Charles II.
    Decision to rename 'The Black Boy' pub because it wasn't 'politically correct' SCRAPPED after storm of protests - Mirror Online

    Idiots digging racism out of nothing as usual.
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    Nothing wrong with child chimney sweeps

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Greg View Post
    But obviously you support their freedom of expression to want things.

    There are much more pressing reasons not to go down the Black Boy in South Tottenham (amusingly at the end of Wightman Road).
    I support their freedom to be ignorant, just don't make me suffer their stupidity.

    I don't want to hear what NLyUK did to you round the back, in the car park.
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    I did hear that Black Boy was a nickname for Charles II. Don't know whether it's true.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Greg View Post
    I did hear that Black Boy was a nickname for Charles II. Don't know whether it's true.
    That is the general consensus and the pubs were named to show royalist support.

    Charles II.

    Charles' appearance was anything but English, with his sensuous curling mouth, dark complexion, black hair and dark brown eyes, he much resembled his Italian maternal grandmother, Marie de Medici's side of the family. During his escape after the Battle of Worcester, he was referred to as 'a tall, black man' in parliamentary wanted posters. One of the nick-names he acquired was the black boy His height, at six feet two inches, probably inherited from his Danish paternal grandmother, Anne of Denmark, also set him apart from his contemporaries in a time when the average Englishman was far smaller than today.
    Though other people think its a plot to disguise the real rulers.

    Moorish Kings of Europe: King Charles Stuart II – The Black Boy King of England 1630 – 1685 – by – Oguejiofo Annu | Rasta Livewire

    He is commemorated in the celebrated name of the Black Boy Inn, found all over the British Isle.
    Like his ancestors before him, King Charles II was a black man. Many of his surviving paintings falsely depict him as a so-called white man in clear contradiction to the famous description of the jolly King.
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